Snapshot: Hennepin County, Minnesota

County Data
Population 1,146,195
MSW Generated 2,288 Metric Tons/Day


Operating FastOx gasification in Hennepin is a safe way to provide renewable energy without burning. It can power homes, fuel cars, and help eliminate waste and landfills all while earning revenue for the system owner. Here are some of the benefits of running a FastOx gasifier to remove waste in Hennepin.

68,713

Homes

Gasification could convert 2,500 metric tons/day of municipal solid waste into 751,168,250 kWhe a year. That's enough electricity to power 68,713 homes for a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $130,494,638

39,717

Trucks

Gasification could generate 27,107,640 gallons of diesel fuel each year, which is enough to power approximately 39,717 light trucks.

Potential Annual Revenue: $153,857,002

217,495

Cars

Gasification could generate 49,360,750 kilograms of hydrogen each year. Used in fuel cells, this has the potential to power approximately 217,495 cars.

Potential Annual Revenue: $294,669,880

108,606,489

Gallons

Gasification could generate 108,606,489 gallons of liquid ammonia a year.

Potential Annual Revenue: $187,967,380

160

Jobs

Gasification could support 160 families by providing new jobs.

Potential Jobs Created: 160

4,921,513

Metric Tons

Gasification could eliminate 4,921,513 metric tons of CO2 equivalent each year. That's like taking 1,036,108 cars off the road.

CO2e Eliminated: 4,921,513 Metric Tons